Nottawasaga Futures

Activities and Projects

Youth Entrepreneurship

Start Date:January 2000
Funding:NCEDC, Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade
Partners:NCEDC, Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, Simcoe County District School Board, Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board, Alternative Learning Centres, NT Temps Inc.
Goals:Provide support and experiences for youth in hands-on entrepreneurism.
Status:

Status

  • Ongoing liaison with all South Simcoe high schools (public and private), adult learning centres and alternative learning providers to offer support, tools, and resources for their entrepreneurship programs.
  • Partnership with Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade to deliver Summer Company to South Simcoe high school, college and university students.
  • Ongoing delivery of the South Simcoe Youth Business Plan Competition

2017-2018 Results

  • 48 seasonal jobs created
  • Conducted 49 entrepreneurship presentations to South Simcoe high schools
  • Conducted 17 youth entrepreneurship information sessions
  • Conducted 26 youth entrepreneurship workshops
  • Conducted over 300 individual youth entrepreneur consultation sessions

 

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